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Wester Pencaitland,lempockwells Road Pencaet Workshop

A Category C Listed Building in Pencaitland, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8912 / 55°53'28"N

Longitude: -2.8944 / 2°53'39"W

OS Eastings: 344158

OS Northings: 666811

OS Grid: NT441668

Mapcode National: GBR 807B.50

Mapcode Global: WH7V8.H6Y2

Entry Name: Wester Pencaitland,lempockwells Road Pencaet Workshop

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353159

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18943

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pencaitland

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Pencaitland

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

A Murray Hardie, circa 1925.Single storey symmetrical institute.Red sandstone rubble frontage, ashlar dressings; harled sides and rear. E elevation: 7-bay, 3 advanced bays at centre with catslide roof;semi-circular gable breakin eaves in entrance bay at centre with blank panel. Roll-moulded surround to upper part of wide doorway; 2-leaf doors; tripartite rows flanking under eaves. Recessed penultimate bays each with large and tall timber bipartite

window, breaking eaves in piend roof. Outer bays with smaller timber bipartites. W elevation: 5 timber mullioned bipartite windows and lean-to porch at outer left. N elevation: blank with raised chimney breast. S elevation: venetian window. Small-pane glazing patterns in sash and case windows. Coped skews. Flattened red

pantiles. Ventilators.

Statement of Interest

Built as the Pencaitland Miners Welfare Institute, after a levy authorised by the mining industry act 1920, the design included billiard and reading room, and accomodation for meetings. It is now suitably redesignated as workshop, and listed C(S) for its contribution to Pencaitland's recent history.

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